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College of Piping Piobaireachd

CODE: B-005 C


The college of piping Volume Piobaireachd Edition is a comprehensive tutor on learning to Piobaireachd. It comes with a free cd that gives you audio example of how this music should sound. This tutor will teach you about the proper technique and give you a basic understanding of canntaireachd (mouth music)

"How To" Manual for Piobaireachd

CODE: B-149

"How To" Manual for Piobaireachd - by Major Archie Cairns.

This book is a helpful guide to reading, understanding, and playing Piobaireachd. This book is perfect for players who would like to gain a better understanding and knowledge of how to play Piobaireachd. It is an indispensable guide. This book comes with a cd.

Piobaireachd Companion

CODE: B-220

The Piobaireachd Companion - by Major Archie Cairns.

This book is one of the most innovative Piobaireachd books on the market today. This book writes out the Piobaireachd in an easy to read staff notation rather than by phrases. For anyone who is looking to learn and understand Piobaireachd more, that this is a great book for you. It comes with a companion cd.

Allan MacDonald - Dastirum

CODE: B-157

Allan MacDonald - Dastirum. Although this is not your traditional Recording, this is book & cd. On this, Allan plays and sings 17th & 18th Century Highland Bagpipe Music. Tunes included are Lament for Alasdair Dearg, Hiotroto, The Red Speckled Bull, Lament for Donald of Laggan, Hihorodo hao, Prot Jean Lindsay, I am Proud to Play a Pipe, A Lament, Lament for Red Hector, End of the Little Bridge, & Lament for the Young Donald of Dungallan.

Binneas is Boreraig

CODE: B-133

Binneas is Boreraig - This book is the collection of six volumes of the original series of Binneas is Boreraig that was first published in 1959. These books were very significant in the history of written Ceol Mor and the book features the innovative 3-line stave.

History and Structure - Ceol Mor

CODE: B-217

The History and Structure of Ceol Mor - Alec Haddow spent his lifetime trying to understand the structure of Classical pipe music and how it was composed. Much of the origins of Piobaireachd had been lost following the breakdown of the Highland society after the failure of the 1745 rising and Piobaireachd only survived through a handful of the manuscripts and dedicated enthusiasts. The music that is referenced in the book can my found in the Piobaireachd society books 1 -13.

Kilberry Book

CODE: B-006

Kilberry Book - Piobaireachd. The Kilberry book is one of the most important Piobaireachd books around. For most people the two main sources to look up different Piobaireachd's have been the Kilberry book, and the Piobaireachd Society books. This book comes hard bound.

MacArthur / MacGregor Manuscript

CODE: B-160

MacArthur / MacGregor Manuscript - The MacArthur MacGregor Manuscript contains 30 compositions for the Great Highland Bagpipe. These compositions are meant for use on ceremonious occasions. The music in this book was compiled by the Pipers Angus MacArthur, and John MacGregor. This book contains extensive background material and copies of the original pages. A must for any Piobaireachd enthusiast.

Modern Piobaireachd

CODE: B-216

Modern Piobaireachd - A Collection of Ceol Mor. This collection of Pioraireachd is a collection of compositions from the 20th century. Mainly from the years 1930 to 1980. Some of the composers who are featured in this book are William Barrie, Archibald Campbell, Hector MacLean, John A. MacLellean, Donald MacLeod and many more.

Piobaireachd Society Books

CODE: B-200

Piobaireachd Society Books - The Piobaireachd society books some of the most sought after books for those interested in learning Ceol Mor. These books contain some of the best-known, and most popular Piobaireachd's. There are 15 books in total. These books can be purchased individually, or as a bound Edition. The bound editions contain a General Preface and index of tunes.
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